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Christian Porter and Scott Morrison have tried their hardest to confuse the issues surrounding credible allegations of rape. Sarah Hathway and Kamala Emanuel argue grassroots mobilisations like #March4Justice can have a major impact.

A new ticket, Community Need Not Corporate Greed, will field a team in the Parramatta local government election, writes Kerry Smith.

Vote for the Socialist Alliance in the WA elections and send a message to the big parties that you support the creation of a social power in our communities, on the streets and in our workplaces. Chloe de Silva reports.

We need a clear-eyed understanding of the implications of current Chinese policies concerning Australia, argues Dave Bell.

Last month's protests in Russia may have been sparked by the arrest of opposition figure Aleksey Navalny, writes Aleksandr Buzgalin, but they were mostly a mass response to the social and economic suffering of the people.

Long before the COVID-19 pandemic, we saw the rise of authoritarian regimes as a brutal expression of neoliberalism’s death throes, writes Susan Price. 

President elect Joe Biden has been described as a "friend of the Kurds", writes Marcel Cartier, but under his presidency, US attempts to undermine the Rojava Revolution by any means necessary is likely to continue.

This interview with Federico Fuentes unpacks the issues around the December 6 national assembly elections in Venezuela.

Venezuelans are set to vote in elections like no other in the country’s recent history when they go to the polls to elect a new National Assembly on December 6, writes Federico Fuentes.

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Climate and Capitalism editor Ian Angus presents seven new books to kick off your summer reading.

Jim McIlroy reviews Comrades! Lives of Australian Communists, which brings together 100 short biographies of militants from the original Communist Party of Australia (CPA).

The name of Friedrich Engels is invariably invoked in the same breath as that of Karl Marx, writes John Green, but who is aware of Engels’ own contribution to the political philosophy of what we today term ‘Marxism’?

At the end of October, Jeremy Corbyn was suspended from the British Labour Party, writes Jonathan Strauss. What Corbyn does next is a topic of discussion in and outside the party.

Yanis Iqbal writes that the debate over Venezuela's anti blockade law reveals the contradictions thrown up by efforts to implement a new economic model within a pre-existing bourgeois state.

Richard D Wolff argues that regardless of the United States election outcome, the challenge remains  to coalesce a broad, new socialist party that can overcome the disorganisation of the left and become a voice for economic democracy.

Venezuela has an anti-blockade law the government says will help circumvent US sanctions. But some argue it is a departure from the socialist policies of former president Hugo Chávez, writes Federico Fuentes.

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